Board & Staff

Board of Directors 

Mary von Herrmann | Executive Vice President, Employee Engagement & Change Management, Weber Shandwick 

Allen Kraus | Director, IMPLEXpartners 

Diarra K. Lamar, MD | Principal, The Boston Consulting Group 

Lynn Parkerson |  Founding Artistic Director, Brooklyn Ballet 

Ex-officio: 
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Council Member Stephen Levin

Staff

Artistic Director 
Lynn Parkerson 
lynnparkerson@brooklynballet.org

Development Associate
Nellie Rainwater
nellierainwater@brooklynballet.org

School Director
Mary Ellen Beaudreau
mebeaudreau@brooklynballet.org

Elevate Education Director
Catherine Green 
catherinegreen@brooklynballet.org

School Administrator
Nia Brantly
nialbrantly@brooklynballet.org 

School Receptionist
Javier Banks
javierbanks@brooklynballet.org 

Bookkeeper
Sylvia Byrd
sylviabyrd@brooklynballet.org

Media Relations
Pamela Winters

Graphic Design
Pirtledesign, Woody Pirtle

Web Design
Beth Sullivan

Production
Kao Kai-Ti, Mauricio Moreno